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Provam

Varanda do Conde



LIGHT & FRESH


Varanda do Conde is a white wine from Vinho Verde made from 80% Alvarinho and 20% Trajadura. The wine is light and fresh, with a sumptuous aroma of exotic fruits. In the mouth, it is comfortable with a fresh acid that gives the classic tingle on the tongue that wines from the Vinho Verde region are known for.


LET & FRISK


Varanda do Conde er en hvidvin fra Vinho Verde lavet på 80 % Alvarinho

og 20 % Trajadura. Vinen er let og frisk, med en overdådig aroma af

eksotiske frugter. I munden er den behagelig med en frisk syre, der giver

den klassiske prikken på tungen, som vine fra Vinho Verde-regionen er

kendt for.




FACTS


Country: Portugal

Region: Vinho Verde

Winery: Provam

Year: 2018

Type: White

Grapes: Alvarinho 80% & Trajadura 20%

Alcohol: 12%

Aging: Stainless steel tanks

Closure: Cork

Winemaking: Traditional


ABOUT THE WINERY


PROVAM


Provam is a private limited company, made up of ten winemakers from the Monção and Melgaço sub-region. Steadfastly passionate about Wine, they decided in 1992 to build a modern and functional winery for Alvarinho and Alvarinho/Trajadura grapes. 

With an installed capacity of 510 000 liters, 25% of the grapes used come from the partners’ vineyards, and the rest is purchased from winegrowers in this sub-region. The vineyards are chosen for their viticultural and oenological potential, to be the best for building good and diversified Alvarinhos.


Provam er et privat aktieselskab, der består af ti vinproducenter fra underregionen Monção og Melgaço. I 1992 besluttede de at bygge en moderne og funktionel vingård til dyrkning af druerne Alvarinho og Alvarinho / Trajadura.
Med en installeret kapacitet på 510 000 liter, hvor 25% af de anvendte druer kommer fra partnernes vinmarker, og resten købes fra vinproducenter i denne underregion. Vinmarkerne vælges på grund af deres vindyrknings- og ønologiske potentiale for at være de bedste til at opbygge gode og diversificerede Alvarinhos.


General grape descriptions



Trajadura


Originally from the north of the Vinho Verde region, the Trajadura makes wines with lower acidity and higher alcoholic strength than the other Vinho Verde grapes. This makes it a great candidate for blending in this cool, moist part of the country, where excessive acidity and low alcohol can be a problem even with vines trained in an efficient, modern way. Trajadura is a fairly aromatic variety, with gentle flavours of peach, apricot, apple and ripe pear and a pleasant touch of orange blossom. it is used in popular blends with Alvarinho, and with Loureiro and Arinto.


Alvarinho


This northern grape is one of Portugal's finest and most characterful. It was one of the first Portuguese grape varieties to be bottled as a single variety. It's full-bodied, subtly fragrant white wines are easy to recognize, their complex but delicate aromas reminiscent of peach, lemon, passion fruit, lychee, orange zest, jasmin, orange blossom, and lemon balm. The wines are delicious young, but they can also age well, often for ten years or more. Alvarinho grows mostly along the River Minho, right up in the north of the Vinho Verde region - the northern Vinho Verde sub-regions of Monção and Melgaço are its famous heartlands.


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